1st June 1942: Joining a ship at last, the SS Navarino, modern general cargo vessel, my first. Wonder where she’ll take me, that must be her now. Liverpool Docks, barely lit in an uneasy evening sky, searchlights and tracer seeking out a lone and presumably unidentified plane – Liverpudlians understandably touchy after the blitz.
1.2M x 68cm Acrylic on canvas. Unframed £400.